What makes this any good? What makes this song work? Important questions; but the wrong questions to ask when you are dealing with music made by young people. In particular music made by teenage to 20 sumthin’s living in 2017.Youthful music has always been informed by a fearless, boundless sense of possibilities. Young peoples lives are steeped in the boundlessness of their possibilities to create, and this distinct mind set is very present among today’s youth. On this particular song Rich The Kid rap’s with pauses that make you worry if he is rapping or making fun of someone with … Continue reading Is this song any good???
Source: 33 1/3 Origin Stories: Camp Lo’s Uptown Saturday Night Continue reading 33 1/3 Origin Stories: Camp Lo’s Uptown Saturday Night
As a black man often time, we are defined by what we don’t or shouldn’t do, than by what we do well. I remember being in college and a group of my african friends telling me africans shouldn’t go to coffee shops, coz thats white people shit. I was told the same thing about swimming, listening to jazz, listening to and going to punk shows or liking old woody allen movies. But we live in a new age, black peoeple been doing unorthodox and cool bizarre things that challenge misconception and leave all the real racist types scratching their heads. … Continue reading BLACK PEOPLE DOIN COOL SHIT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
I don’t worship a lot of people in the world of finance. I pay attention to them, I like to take a measure of their lives. Warren Buffett represents a bygone era of finance and financial investment. In the post 80’s ‘Greed is good” world his style is probably frowned upon as weak. But his story kind of combines, a passion for something a deep deep obsessive passion for something and a heart of gold can take you a long way. The world of finance and economics really grabbed my attention after taking a public finance course in graduate school. … Continue reading Lives I find Interesting: Warren Buffett
Its a Sunday and I hate sundaes. So i concocted a little Dj mix to fight the Sunday blues away. Continue reading DJ Mix my idea of a Sunday
DJ mixes always save me the existential trouble of picking through songs myself. Every once in a while its hard to decide what you want to listen to. I love this particular mix is that it explores a propulsive rhythm thats alien but recognizable. It has hints of calypso, funk, jazz and soul but all done in a way thats out of this world Continue reading MixCloud Updates
So the big homie is stepping aside and the big trump is moving in. I personally am feeling, a little uncertain and scared. I mean Trumps nominating people like Jeff Sessions and Dr Ben Carson, so Trump has really lived up to many of the things that make liberal types like me scared. Obama on the other hand I was never very caught up in the fervor of his movement as people on my college campus lost their minds over him. I as a history buff and a so called enlightened person feel like the position of president is a … Continue reading On Obama